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Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

IPRO Team Creates Drug Safety Tool For Care Transitions, Cites Improved Communications Regarding High Risk Medications

 Pharmacy quality improvement experts at IPRO have created and field tested a unique audit tool aimed at reducing anticoagulant-related adverse...

Sep 04, 2014, 14:30 ET

IPRO-Led Interventions Have Helped Improve Healthcare Quality For New York's Medicare Beneficiaries

Recent enhancements in healthcare quality for New York's Medicare beneficiaries are detailed in IPRO's new Medicare Quality Improvement...

Jul 23, 2014, 14:00 ET

IPRO Wins Regional Medicare Quality Innovation Contract

 IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Healthcare Providers Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers – including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals...

May 22, 2014, 09:30 ET

Twenty-Eight Albany-Area Healthcare Organizations Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Twenty-eight Capital District region healthcare organizations have been named recipients of 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards, given annually by...

May 13, 2014, 09:30 ET

Unique New Tool Provides "Snapshot" Of Anticoagulation Management Strategies During Invasive Medical Procedures

A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable...

Dec 09, 2013, 13:00 ET

Care Transition Interventions Led To 20.8% Reduction In Rehospitalizations, According To Study Done In Three New York Communities

Results from IPRO-led Project Presented at IHI Scientific Symposium Evidence-based interventions to improve transitions of care, as part of...

Jun 13, 2013, 17:19 ET

Healthcare Providers And Professionals Receive 2013 IPRO Quality Awards

Eighteen individual New York healthcare providers – and three groups of healthcare organizations, totaling an additional 60 awardees -- have...

Jan 23, 2013, 10:00 ET

In New JAMA Study, New York Hospitals Show Reduced Readmission Rates

Capital Region Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies Worked with IPRO in National CMS "Care Transitions" Initiative Hospitals,...

Jan 18, 2013, 09:30 ET

IPRO Awarded Three ESRD Network Contracts

IPRO, one of the nation's largest healthcare quality improvement contractors, has been awarded three major federal contracts to oversee the...

Jun 15, 2011, 09:30 ET

Fourteen New York Healthcare Providers and Professionals Receive 2011 IPRO Quality Awards for Measurable Improvements in Care

Awards Presented at 27th Annual Meeting Fourteen healthcare organizations from throughout New York State have been named recipients of the 2011...

Jun 14, 2011, 09:30 ET

IPRO Executive Named to Healthcare Accreditation Board

IPRO Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Harry M. Feder, MPA, has been named to the Board of Directors of URAC, the nationally...

Jan 03, 2011, 16:21 ET

IPRO Appoints Chief Quality Officer, Strategic Planning Lead

Edison A. Machado, Jr., MD, MBA is joining IPRO as Chief Quality Officer and Vice President of Strategic Planning, effective January 24,...

Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET

Adultos mayores en la Ciudad de Nueva York celebran sus logros por manejar su diabetes

En celebración de Noviembre como el Mes Nacional de la Concientización de la Diabetes, más de 100 sénior latinos y...

Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET

NYC Minority Seniors Celebrate, Take Charge of Their Diabetes

Nearly 1,400 have Completed Diabetes Wellness Workshops; Goal is 2,500 In honor of American Diabetes Month, more than 100 Latino and...

Sep 30, 2010, 10:28 ET

IPRO Earns New Healthcare Accreditation

Reform Law Expands Access to Appeals Procedures IPRO has won accreditation as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) by the nationally...

May 20, 2010, 10:00 ET

Seventeen New York Healthcare Providers To Receive IPRO Quality Awards

Organizations and Individuals From Across State Demonstrate "Strong Commitment" to Quality Improvement Seventeen healthcare organizations and...

Jan 07, 2010, 14:19 ET

IPRO Chief Medical Officer Wins National Cancer Prevention Award

IPRO Chief Medical Officer Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Cancer Society's prestigious St. George National Award for...

Nov 24, 2009, 18:08 ET

IPRO Earns Third Consecutive Quality Management Certification

IPRO has achieved its third consecutive ISO certification, an international quality management standard focused on fulfilling customer...

Oct 20, 2009, 13:45 ET
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IPRO Wins Federal Contract to Support Hospice Oversight

IPRO has been awarded special federal funding to support the assessment and improvement of Medicare-funded hospice services....